Criteria for deterministic single-photon emission in two-dimensional atomic crystals

  title={Criteria for deterministic single-photon emission in two-dimensional atomic crystals},
  author={Joshua Thompson and Samuel Brem and Hanlin Fang and Joey Frey and Saroj Prasad Dash and Witlef Wieczorek and Ermin Malic},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
The deterministic production of single-photons from two dimensional materials promises to usher in a new generation of photonic quantum devices. In this work, we outline criteria by which single-photon emission can be realised in two dimensional materials: spatial isolation, spectral filtering and low excitation of quantum emitters. We explore how these criteria can be fulfilled in atomically thin transition metal dichalcogenides, where excitonic physics dictates the observed photoemission. In… Expand

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